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Things to do in Boston

No trip to Cambridge is without a visit across the river - as there are plenty of things to do in Boston. Learn more below for our best bets for a first time visitor to "the Hub":


Boston Cultural Attractions
Expand your mind with our recommendations for authentic and historic things to do in Boston:

  • Freedom Trail: a 2.5 mile walking tour through Boston that covers 17 historic sites connecting "Beantown" back to the American Independence and up to modern day
  • Boston Common: The oldest city park in the United States featuring pristine gardens and public ice-skating in the winter.
  • Faneuil Hall: A premier urban marketplace featuring unique stores, restaurants, and street performers.
  • New England Aquarium: A family-friendly attraction complete with playful sea lions, penguins, and the rest of your favorite aquatic life.

Boston Shopping
A stroll down Newbury Street for a true Boston experience is a must for any visitor. And, just a block away from Newbury Street, you will find plenty of additional stores at the Shops at the Prudential Center and the Mall at Copley Place.


Boston Sports
"Beantown" is a major sports city, so for a truly authentic experience, be sure to try and catch a game with some die-hard Boston sports fans. 

  • Fenway Park - America's oldest continually used ballpark
  • TD Garden - home of Boston's basketball and hockey teams